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Sea star

NHMUK-1890.5.7.302-3

Holding institution:

Donor:

Lords of the Treasury

Licence:

Creative Commons CC0 1.0

Scientific name:

Astropecten monacanthus

Voyage:

HMS Challenger (1872-76)

Date Collected:

31 October 1874 - 31 October 1874

Type status:

Syntype

Station:

203

Taxonomy

Kingdom:

Animalia

Phylum:

Echinodermata

Class:

Asteroidea

Family:

Astropectinidae

Genus:

Astropecten

Species:

Astropecten monacanthus Sladen

Station/Area Information

Station:

203

Date collected:

31/10/1874

Area:

South of Luzon, Philippines

Water body:

Visayan Sea

FAO:

71

Depth (Fathoms):

20 fathoms

Decimal Latitude:

11.10

Decimal Longitude:

123.15

Surface Temperature:

85°F

Bottom Temperature:

0°F

Gear:

Trawl

Sediment sample:

Mud

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